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the source of the oil sheen in the gulf of mexico. it is near the rig explosion and spill in 2010. bp said it is likely coming from a pipe that once connected the rig to the well. in addition to the robots. they will you'll satellite information. they are going to cover the cost of this operation. >>> one other person died with the meningitis outbreak t now brings the toll to 15. there are two hub reported cases. the outbreak is linked to steroid shots used for back pain. it was produced by a pharmacy in massachusetts. they have been recalled and the company is shut down. >>> right now a palo alto boy is being p home schooled because of a debate of his health. he carries a genetic mutation of cystic fibrosis. >> he is healthy and officials worry he could endanger other students with cystic fibrosis. they ordered him to go to another district middle school and while the disease is not contagious. bacteria from patients could be take russ to others with the same disease. a hearing will be held to see whether he can attend school. >> after hours of hard work. a mural is restored at a san fran
of mistaken identity near mexico city may actually have been an assassination attempt on americans. the "associated press" reports there's evidence that a drug cartel infiltrated the police and masterminded the ambush when two cia agents were wounded. >>> the fbi is investigating the killing of nicholas ivy yesterday in arizona. another agent is wounded but is expected to arrive. authorities suspected more than one person fired at the agent. >>> more testimony later in oakland at the murder trial of giselle esteban. now, esteban is accused of killing nursing student michelle le last year and then dumping her body near sunol. yesterday, defense attorneys say that esteban was at an emotional low point at the too -- at the time of her death. the lawyers do not deny that she killed michelle le. they say it happened in the in the heat of passion and should not be considered first or second-degree murder. >>> the military plan to track down those responsible for the deadly attack in benghazi. >>> the truth is. i'm overweight. you could call me fat and yes, obese on a doctor's chart. but
tuesday near the u.s.-mexico border in arizona. u.s. officials originally blamed it on armed criminals but now, investigators is say they can't rule out whether shots were fired in the friendly fire incident. one of the agents died, a second one was wounded. >>> san francisco has a new catholic archbishop this morning. more than 2000 worshipers filled st. mary's yesterday at salvatore was installed during a mass. some consider him a controversial figure because of his support for california's same-sex marriage ban. despite that, parishioners think he will reach out to liberal members of the church. >> i'm certain he will do so. that's probably one of the top things on his list. outside the church, a dozen gay rights advocates protested his installation, equal number of the archbishop supporters gathered and sang songs. this has been a stew much white house week. -- tumultuous week. prosecutors dropped a charge of driving under the influence. he has publicly apologized for his quote error in judgment. >>> it was one year ago today that apple cofounder steve jobs died. marking the annive
to jump from a balloon in new mexico yesterday, 23 miles above the surface but canceled because of high winds. he plans to try again tomorrow. if he's successful, he will become the first skydiver to break the sound barrier. >>> the city of oakland wants an auto shop to pipe down. the "chronicle" reports that neighbors have complained about late-night noise and unruly behavior coming from the auto shop on brock hurst street. the lawsuit file has been filed and seeks $1,000 a day if the reported nuisance continues. >>> okay sal, what's going on with the mac maze? >> well, it's very slow. the traffic damage has been done. there is a huge backup that needs to unwind at the bay bridge. with any luck we'll start to look like normal. there is a lot of slow traffic just getting to the bridge. 580 is slow back to lakeshore and it's getting worse. let's move along and take at other traffic. west 80 from pinole to richmond, a minor crash. 7:23. let's go to -- i almost forgot the live pictures here at the end. i don't want to forget san jose. look at northbound 280. coming in as far back as 101, g
discovered in the gulf of mexico. the coast guard confirms it matches the oil from that bp spill two years ago. the source of the oil is still a mystery. the coast fort lauderdale says it's possible it's coming from the deep horizon rig that exploded and tank in the 2010 disaster. industry experts say it's unlikely that the well is leaking again. >>> 7:05. vice president joe biden meet up with his republican rival, paul ryan in their only debate tonight in kentucky. coming up why some people say the moderateert of tonight's debate has a major con-- moderator of tonight's debate has a major conflict of interest. >>> the "chronicle" reports that supervisor jame kim sent an e-mail to her constituents saying she would support a recall effort to remove mirkarimi from the sheriff's office. she's one of the supervisors to put him back in his post. coming up later in the newscast, pam cook will have more on why a recall effort will not be easy. >>> the sun is now up. let's head to sal and see how. commute on this thursday morning is looking. >> mike and tori, it's getting busy. northbound 101 -- w
festival is underway in new mexico. nearly 500 balloons launched. bad weather pushed back the start of the event which was scheduled to begin on saturday. the visitors say they forgot all about the clouds when they saw the colorful designs of the clouds rising up into the sky. a beautiful sight. >> looks nice. >>> a special day was not supposed to end like this. [screaming] >> this fight that -- that broke out between two wedding parties. >> reporter: the half moon bay pumpkin weigh-off is underway. ? oÑ >>> u.s. stocks are down after asia's economy will not grow as ect -- as expected this year. right now, the dow is currently down 46. the nasdaq is down 27. and the s&p is down 7. >>> let's get you updated on some of the top stories we're following right now. protesters damaged buildings in downtown oakland last my. they smashed windows at city hall and several buildings along the street. >>> president obama returns to san francisco today to attend fund-raisers for his re- election campaign. the president will appear at a small event at the intercontinental hotel this afternoon and
todd is in roswell, mexico with more. what's going on there, brian? >> well, ken, they are gonna be taking a look at the weather conditions over the next hour. what they are looking at now is a possible lawnp if they are gonna go today at between 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. pacific time. if they are gonna go, that's when they will probably lawnp. people kind of milling around there. we've got the capsule and the balloon in the field to my left. can't pan over there. the sun will shine directly in the camera. it's all here to my left. it will be launched on the field. a lot of anticipation here. the winds, they were in double digits and that was a little high. they wanted to get it down to 5 miles an hour to have optimum conditions. so they are gonna wait these patterns out. if they do not go today, they will look at the conditions tomorrow. >> we'll see what happens at 10:00 and 11:00 this morning and if the mission goes forward. >>> it's a do-or-die game for the oakland as. ktvu's alex savidge is live with more on why the team doesn't plan to open up any other seats for a game that's a
in mexico is asking for the public's help as he searched for the life vest that helped save his life. charles gibson was one of 35 people who survived after the eric sank in the sea of cortez. after the disaster gibson started giving motivational talks featuring the red life vest that he says saved his life. last week that vest was stolen from the back of his police s.u.v. >> it had sentimental value. and it also represented the goodness of man kind, actually, because a guy named glen wong took that vest off and gave it to me. >> gibson is chief of police at contra costa community college. he says anyone who has the vest can return it to the tions asked. >>> budget cuts at state universities may be causing more students to enroll at private universities. san jose mercury news reports private colleges are reporting big increases in enrollment among both freshmen and transfer students. college officials say the availability of classes and disillusionment with the spike in tuition are big factors in increased enrollment. out of state universities say they've also seen an increase in app
and new mexico have stopped selling flamein' hot chee-tos. one elementary school in los angeles county went as far as banning them. >>> plans to build a chick fill slay in jeopardy. some worried this would lead to more traffic and cause more delays. >>> well, this november, the tv show "the x factor" will have two new faces. after a lot of speculation, fox confirmed that khloe kardashian and mario lopez will co-host. they will be joining simon cowell, britney spears. "x factor" airs right here on channel 2. by the way, kardashian and lopez will make their debut next week. >>> 8:22. a $500 reward is being offered in san francisco for the safe return of a stolen puppy. the puppy's name is violet. a 10-week-old terrier mix t was stolen yesterday afternoon from the spca adoption center in san francisco. violet was only spayed three days ago. she needs to be watched in case she has complications and sheep needs more vaccinations. >>> we want to warn but pictures from this next story. a dog, which became an internationalsen sakes, is encountering more health problems. ka-bang lost her snout
of baja, mexico. right now it's posing no threat to land. >>> today does mark the 11th anniversary of the war in afghanistan. it has been the long -- it has become the longest war in u.s. history. all while that ongoing war has stirred up tensions between the u.s. and afghanistan, defense secretary leon panetta says afghan president should be grateful the u.s. continues to safeguard that country. >> coalition troops are expected to leave afghanistan by the end of 2014. afghanistan is threatening to request china for help if the u.s. cuts off supplies. more protestors plan to rally in oakland tonight. they will launch a protest called mission failure. the rally starts at 6:00 p.m.. >>> it's the fifth day in a row that fire has been exchanged over the border of turkey and syria and leon panetta says it's something to be concerned about. the clashes could escalate and spread to neighboring countries. the u.s. is relaying concerns about the continuing fire between the two countries. five turkish civilians were killed on wednesday. >>> tensions could escalate between north and south kor
to identify the source of an oil sheen in the gulf of mexico. that sheen just recently surfaced near the site of the 2010 oil rig explosion and spill. bp says the oil is likely coming from a pipe that once connected the rig to the well. now, in addition to the underwater robots, the coastguard will also use satellites to observe as well. bp and trans ocean will cover the cost of that operation. >>> all four players punished in the nfl's bounty investigation have filed appeals with the league. they are also asking commissioner roger goodell to remove himself as arbitrator because they don't think that he can be impartial. this comes after the commissioner upheld his initial suspensions of all four players earlier this week. the four players were imreply indicated in what the nfl calls a bounty pool that paid cash bonuses for hits that injured opponents. the nfl says it was run by former new orleans saints defensive coordinator gregg williams. williams is suspended indefinitely. >>> now, lance armstrong foundation plans to carry on, despite the cyclist's recent troubles. the organization will c
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